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ABC
Oct 9, 2012 5:30am EDT
breaking to listen to. but for parents it's allowed you to educate yourself about sex predators and open up dialogue between you and your child. that's why adam rosenberg is here this morning from the baltimore keeled abuse center. and you have -- child abuse center and you have great advice that some good could come out of the disgusting case. >> it lets us know it's not an isolated incident but the sexual abuse instances can happen anywhere. and parents should be better informed and be better consumers so they can ask tough questions to the programs so they can work proactively to avoid something from happening. >> i love you bring up it can happen anywhere because it happens with a nonprofit organization supposed to help kids. and parents were sending their kids there. so are there questions they should ask or things to look out for. do they need to do background checks. >> organizations should be the ones responsible for back groned checks but parents should say what's the supervision and when will my child be alone with someone. may i drop in and visit the facility? we got a lo
ABC
Oct 15, 2012 6:30am EDT
wouldn't be able to offer those programs. we also have ongoing education and support programs for women who are dealing with advanced disease. it's a safe place to really talk about some of the hard issues that are difficult to talk about with their family members, to work through some of that decision making. we have programs for women at high risk for developing breast cancer because of a strong family history or genetic mutation that is put them at risk and help them make decisions about what they are going to do to prevent breast cancer from occurring. and we also have a new program for breast cancer survivors who are fighting the problem of limb foe deema and how it affects quality of life and last is great program that we have on the weekends for kids of breast cancer survivors. just helping them deal with a lot of their emotional problems that they have a hard time talking about. >> a lot going on there. >> a lot. >> and it's komen that makes it possible. so we want to let people know your donations matter. they stay here in the state of maryland. look at your scene and write dow
ABC
Oct 11, 2012 5:30am EDT
start figuring that out sooner. in fact, by thinking about where you want your education to lead, while you're still in school, you might find the best route leads somewhere you weren't even looking. let's get to work. >>> all right, thanks for staying with us, a petting zoo goat gets a prettity in pink makeover. >> however, not everybody finds it so funny. workers at a petting zoo. they say that surveillance video caught a young woman jumping over the fence and kidnapping a small goat. the goat was returned a few hours later which was good but the goat had a pink pedicure. despite the scare workers say the goat wasn't harmed. and nothing else was stolen. >> all right, a lot going on this morning, got to know if the weather is going to hold up. we have the baltimore run going on out there lynette. >> oh yes the game is going to be stellar font. we can see new york, upstate new york dealing with a few showers this morning. but, new york it is going to be awesome tonight. the bronx and we're looking at clear skies. we can see this first pitch 7:37. 56 degrees, the winds out of the
ABC
Oct 9, 2012 6:30am EDT
traffic many megan over to you. >>> cyber bullying is a problem educators and apparent across the country are -- and apparent across the country are battling -- and parents across the country are battling. grace mccomas would have turned 16 today. her cousins are having a birthday celebration and want to invite you. sherrie johnson is here to explain how people can participate. what is this all about. >> reporter: well it's easy. just be kind to someone and show it to them. all it takes is one kind word and you are invited to text or send a message through social media to someone who just may need a boost. 4500 people have signed up for the kindness for grace day. the cousins of grace mccomas says she would be alive if bullies gave her that respectch the student committed suicide on easter sunday after her family says she was bullied online for a year. since then, raven's running back ray rice has sponsored antibullying events and her cousins are challenge people to say kind words through twitter facebook and e-mail and believe kindness would have kept grace alive and they say we
KOFY
Oct 15, 2012 11:30am PDT
taliban threats to stop speaking out for woman's education. llama hasan reports. >> reporter: she was air rifted from a military hospital -- airlifted from a military hospital and rushed to thorn england to receive emergency medical care as doctors battled to save her life. the 14-year-old girl needs immediate treatment to repair her damaged skull and long term neurorehab after the taliban stormed her school bus last week shooting her in the head and neck and wounding two other students. all because malala was might fighting for the rights of girls to have -- was fighting for rights of girls to have an education. >> inspiration to young people it was a cowardly attack on her and her friends trying retaliate for her own campaign for good access to education for girls in pakistan. >> reporter: pakistani officials are on the hunt for her attackers. they arrested 100 men last week, but later released them. they believe assassins are still on the loose. taliban vowed to target her again until they killed her. at on this young activist sparked worldwide condemnation and anger. in her own countr
KOFY
Oct 11, 2012 11:30am PDT
in 20 five teen aboard a russian soyuz rocket. she said itill help promote women's education in the sciences. how much does it cost? sources tell abc news the price tag for her trip is at least 50 million dollars. >>> planet bling could be the newest planet in our solar system. scientists at yale have discovered what they are calling a diamond planet, twice the size of earth and 40 light-years away. we have to figure out how to get there and quick. according to the findings the surface of the planet is likely covered in graphite and diamonds, rather than water and granite. we have to have our top people working on this. >> how do you sit that on your finger? >>> by the way if you want -- okay have a great day, happy you're here. ron: years ago i made a promise to provide the best for my family, in sickness and in health. carol and i needed help figuring out what's covered by medicare and what's not. so we turned to the same folks we've relied on for health insurance all these years. announcer: ron and carol called anthem blue cross and found an affordable medicare plan that pays for
ABC
Oct 8, 2012 4:30am EDT
around the country, educators are working to keep the numbers down. coming up, the plan they are putting together in hopes of keeping kids inside the classroom. >>> thousands are getting ready to hit the streets for a worthy cause. how you can take part in the komen race for the cure. çÑ rod williams has come a long way. in 7th grade, missed 33 days of school and in danger of dropping out. >> there would be days i would stay home, play the game, eat, sleep, that's about it, watch telephone. he struggled to get passing grades at a school where he didn't feel the teachers cared. that's where karen weber came in. >> i saw him on the first day of school. one of the teachers who knew him said this boy hasn't been in school for days and days. this is going to be a different school year for you. we expect to see you here. >> reporter: at 17 he is a sophomore in high school with perfect attendance and grades improved. especially in math. >> i got b's and b pluses. >> reporter: [technical difficulties] maryland, the rate is 11%, one of six states tracking the issue. >> it's a hidden pro
MSNBC
Oct 15, 2012 2:00pm EDT
education and substance abuse things and things everybody supports. these are smarter initiatives and it's smarter to run them in a presidential year when you have a lot of young people voting rather than at midterm in 2010 where the elderly folks that come out are strongly anti-pot. >> some of the latest polling shows 50% in colorado and washington support legalizing pot for rec use while 37% in oregon support legalization. ryan, you suddenied this and wrote about it. talk about our mindsets have changed perhaps even since the '80s. is it because, for example, under federal law possession of one personal joint is a misdemeanor but punishable by up it to a year in prison and a $1,000 fine. do people think we have bigger things to worry about, or marijuana is not the scary demon some saw it as earlier on? >> all the hysteria works in reformer's favorite. you have problem finding revenue? here's revenue. tons of people are smoking pot. let's go ahead and tax it. i think more importantly in places like oregon, washington, and colorado, you had medical marijuana legal there for a long tim
MSNBC
Oct 10, 2012 2:00pm EDT
after arguments today. let's play it. >> we believe the educational benefit of diversity are so important that they're worth fighting for all the way to the united states supreme court. our lawyers this morning effectively made the case to the justices that diversity, ethnic and otherwise, benefits all of the students on our campus. >> bill, has that not been proven in workplaces? >> absolutely. a business case for diversity spread like wildfire. mckenzie and other consulting firms shows that it helps the bottom lean for corporations and actually corporations and military and other organizations said, do not dry up the pipeline to the universities so they're actually in great support of race-based affirmative action. >> all right. thank you so much. we greatly appreciate your time. we'll see what happens as this moving forward. thank you so much. >> thanks so much. >>> the death of a nfl star and actor tops the look at stories around the news nation today. alex karras, a former detroit lions defensive tackle later became a tv and film star passed away today. movies included "pap
MSNBC
Oct 11, 2012 2:00pm EDT
, around education. that's how they are making their case to women. >> well, it's interesting, governor romney was asked again in ohio yesterday to clarify his stance. let me play his latest response. >> i think i've said time and again, i'm a pro life candidate and i'll be a pro life candidate. the actions i'll take immediately will be to remove funding for planned parenthood. >> so, mark, that comment comes after several articles pointed out that conservative women organization, particularly susan b. anthony, have basically put out a letter calling out governor romney on his pledge to fight for legislation that is favorable to where they stand on the battle for abortion. >> tamron, we did see from governor romney a market shift in tone in his comments to the des moines register. >> is it being too kind to say a shift in tone? >> that is the way you look at it. he was talking about legislation before him. clearly that is something he wouldn't have said during the republican primary season, something he would have been attacked for. despite that resistance, tamron, what i've been struck
MSNBC
Oct 9, 2012 11:00am PDT
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MSNBC
Oct 8, 2012 11:00am PDT
a michigan where they think they can make a play. he's on his way to an education roundtable and a fund-raiser and another big rally tonight planned. another thing unusual about his speech in toledo was the fact it was much longer than usual. he went 33 minutes or so. usually we get a15, 20 minutes out of him and he doesn't spend a lot of time talking about foreign policy. because the crowd saw governor romney's speech at the virginia military institute, paul ryan wanted to talk a little bit about that and perhaps giving him a little more of a chance to get some of the foreign policy stuff out there publicly. obviously, his debate on thursday with vice president joe biden will be a mix of foreign policy and domestic issues. over the weekend we asked him about his preparations for this debate on thursday and what kind of energy he expects the vice president to bring. this is what he had to say. >> well, i guess we don't have the sound, which makes for a funny joke, here's what he had to say, quiet. he said something, ron. can you tell us what he said? >> reporter: basically he expec
PBS
Oct 11, 2012 4:00pm PDT
yet out of danger. they were incensed by her outspoken campaign that girls should be educated. striking a chord in afghanistan where women have seen their prospects change dramatically in recent years. more than 3 million girls now get some education, that is a big rise from when they weren't allowed to go to school at all. many fear that trend could reverse itself after withdrawal of foreign troops. >> an old seen in a changing afghanistan. it is the time of the potato harvest. the children are working in the field that they have done -- as they have done for centuries. families depend on their labour. while the 10-year-old helps out with the farming, she also goes to school. making the long walk every day. >> i am in the second class. we did not have school before. i am really happy i am going to school. >> today is a lesson in the local language. in one fifth of afghan women can read or write, but that is a big improvement from a decade ago. the schools in remote areas are helping. there is a big turnout for the launch of this government school. 3 million afghan girls are g
PBS
Oct 12, 2012 4:00pm PDT
the taliban. the pakastani girls are demanding an education. the economic crisis and some are ready to celebrate. and he may be -- they may be numbered two on the ticket, but the vice presidential candidates traded verbal blows last night as election day lems. -- looms. welcome to our viewers on public television in america and also around the globe. today people in pakistan observed a day of prayer for malala yousafzai. she is a 14-year-old girl shot in the head by the taliban. her crime was to campaign for girls like herself to have an education. the attack has been condemned across the globe. our journalist was the first to report from her home town. >> prayers across pakistan have been dedicated to malala. the 14-year-old remains in critical condition, three days after a taliban assassin shot her in the head. just two weeks ago the girl that has become the focus of worldwide attention was filmed at home, helping her younger brother with his work. it is for her own writings she became famous. the school flag flies at half mast. the students do not know when she will return here t
WHUT
Oct 11, 2012 7:00am EDT
the taliban because she campaigned for education. still critical and now moved to another hospital. it's midday here in london, 7:00 a.m. in washington where the sporting icon lance armstrong's reputation has suffered yet another blow at the american anti-doping agency labeled him a serial cheat. they have accused him of being at the heart of the most sophisticated doping program ever seen in the sport. it says armstrong used illegal blood and drug transfusions and led his teammates to do the same. >> the american anti-doping agency says it is beyond doubt. lance armstrong won the tour de france seven times by cheating. >> the scientific documents that are there, the financial records, the emails, it paints an undeniable web of unfortunately the deepest and the most sophisticated professionalized drug program that we've ever seen a team run. >> lance armstrong has been accused of doping before. what's new, and perhaps most damning in this report are allegations from other teammates that he bullied them into taking performance enhancing drugs. that he was in charge of the illegal op
LINKTV
Oct 10, 2012 7:30pm PDT
that into another analogy, or just an insight into religion and education - may have used it, may not, but here, we'll use it again. education and religion - educational institutions are at the same time institutions of stability and control. at the same time, educational institutions are foundations for innovation, for transcendence - knowledge is an extraordinary power. and that's why we have these colleges and universities, so that people like me and my administrative buddies upstairs can control this very dangerous process. religion is exactly the same way - it's an enormous power. and so we ritually, we have this instinct, as you're bringing out, janet, is there's an instinct to want to use it to control and to have stability at the same time, just as knowledge is always going to create a transcendence it has to if it's real - the creation and extending of knowledge, which we ideally do at a university, is powerful stuff. well, the same thing in religion. let me jump onto these notes and then we'll get to you, barbara, because i want to do my civil religion notes, and then i'll f
KICU
Oct 7, 2012 1:30am PDT
...it's part of a multi-million dollar grant to modernize journalism education in afghanistan. update's lexy nuno reports. ">>>it is only their second time to the united states...and these afghan professors are enjoying the simple things in life. nat sound: "white mocha" simple things like drinking coffee...taking pictures... walking around san jose state's campus...and learning about modern journalism. they say it's a different picture than back home where journalists fear for their lives. ahamd zia ferozpur, a journalism lecturer at balkh university, says he's suprised at all the possibilites for students. (ahmad zia ferozpur/journalism lecturer at balkh university): "there are a lot of opportunities for students. they practice their journalism skills and they have radio, television, newspapers, and they have websites." the editor in chief of an afghan magazine says students in afghanistan face extreme lack of materials, like computers or even books. one of the other challenges is for afghan women--who sit on a different side of the room as men--wanting to go into journalism proffessi
ABC
Oct 12, 2012 11:00pm PDT
get an education. >> you educate a man. you educate an individual. you educate a woman. you educate a family. that's how i feel. >> abc7 news. >> congratulations. her degree is back dated to august of 1959. it is in home economics. it is a discipline that doesn't exist at san jose state anymore. >> when people are at the food services department did some digging they realize she earned enough credit so they granted the degree. >> well, the grammy award winner barry manilow is hitting the winning note for public schools. manilow donated a piano to launch a musical instrument drive for the schools. and if you donate a new or gently used instrument at the hp pavilion box office by december 6th you will get two tickets to manilow's concert on that night. it is part of the manilow music project. >>> the man behind rich dad, poor dad has filed for bankruptcy. the company has filed for bankruptcy claiming it is weighed down by a $23 million lawsuit filed by learning annex. it is one of the early supporters and financial backers. >>> we are getting ready for quite a warm up around here jie. w
NBC
Oct 13, 2012 11:00pm EDT
economics in 1938. marriage, work, and family forced her to a delay hurt education. at the age of 40, she was told that she was one course short. her daughter cost for the college to recognize a mother's love for lifelong learning with the letter. her case was reviewed and they found she had enough credits to graduate. >> a good education but you in good stead. my education was used the times are raised the family. >> she proudly displays her diploma. san jose even backdated it to 1959. the baltimore running festival is in the record books. still ahead, our wrap up of the annual events. >> chilly, but a nice day to day. changes are coming. eventually the rain will come down in the weather plus [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. i need your help... i just served my mother-in-law your chicken noodle soup but she loved it so much... i told her it was homemade. well...everyone tells a little white lie now and then. but now she wants my recipe well...i'm not at liberty to give that out, but we do use tender chunks of white meat chicken in an herb & spice broth. come on that's it? i need the
NBC
Oct 10, 2012 6:00pm EDT
many factors considered in the admissions process. >> we believe the educational benefits and diversity are so important that they're worth fighting for all the way to the united states supreme court. he says the impact will reach beyond the campus. >> they are set -- this is a setback for our students and society. >> the justices will likely make a decision next year. >> there is much more news ahead on 11 news at 6:00 p.m. >> a cold front coming through tonight. tonight. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] combine the pnc cashbuilder visa credit card with a qualifying pnc performance select checking account and earn 75% more than cards earning 1% cash back on almost everything. earning 1% cash back it's heavy lifting. you start with a democratic senator named ben. by getting bwi-marshall funding for new runways, he's helping us serve 21 million passengers a year, which helps keep 100,000 jobs that depend on the airport, and that means more cargo for more businesses and more skycaps unloading more taxis... welcome to bwi. ...carrying families with more luggage. thanks. it's like he's
ABC
Oct 13, 2012 1:05am PDT
daughters to get an education. >> you educate a man.you educat. you educate a woman. you educate a family. that's how i feel. >> abc7 news. >> congratulations. her degree is back dated to august of 1959. it is in home economics. it is a discipline that doesn't exist at san jose state anymore. >> when people are at the food services department did some digging they realize she earned enough credit so they granted the degree. >> well, the grammy award winner barry manilow is hitting the winning note for public schools. manilow donated a piano to launch a musical instrument drive for the schools. and if you donate a new or gently used instrument at the hp pavilion box office by december 6th you will get two tickets to manilow's concert on that night. it is part of the manilow music project. >>> the man behind rich dad, poor dad has filed for bankruptcy. the company has filed for bankruptcy claiming it is weighed down by a $23 million lawsuit filed by learning annex. it is one of the early supporters and financial backers. >>> we are getting ready for quite a warm up around here jie. which we
CBS
Oct 13, 2012 6:00pm PDT
, malala yousufzai has deified local taliban edict and campaigned for the reist girls to an education. >> if you can help us in our education, so, please, help us. >> reporter: that put her on the taliban hit list. the extremists have threatened to come and shoot malala again if she survives. you can protect her? >> yeah, surely. you know, the state will do their best to protect her. she is a symbol of hope. she's, you know, a beacon of light for all the girls of this country. we would love to protect every malala of this country. >> reporter: that's the first tall order for pakistan security forces. the second will be to arrest malala's attackers. the police have detained and then released several people over the past few days, but so far, not the man who actually pulled the trigger. elizabeth palmer, cbs news, islamabad. >> axelrod: tensions continue to rise between neighbors turkey and syria. syria flexed the muscles today by moving tanks and troops to its border with turkey and by banning turkish airline flights over its territory. earlier this week, turkey intercepted a syrian pl
ABC
Oct 12, 2012 6:00pm EDT
different things. we need a diversity of approaches in the education, if last thing we should do Ñ"o nationalize education from a department out of washington. one size doesn't fit all in education. washington doesn't know best. we should get rid of federal education department and not because it's too expensive because we care so much and we are paying right now to harm our children, we should stop. >> afghanistan, do you see an end in sight? >> we went in to afghanistan, we were justified in to going in to afghanistan because they refused to bring osama bin laden to justice for his role in the 9/11 attacks. osama bin laden is dead. there is no further reason for us to be in afghanistan. we should bring the troops home as soon as we can. let the living get on with their lives. >> health care, this is a big issue right now. obama has hung his head on this, romney says he will appeal it. what are your thoughts. >> if we want health care to be affordable and available, we got to make sure markets function proplerly, without government interference. with obama care and many government p
WHUT
Oct 15, 2012 7:00am EDT
pakistan and around the world for this attempt to obstruct the education of a young generation. the united kingdom stands shoulder to shoulder with the people of pakistan, fighting terrorism and trying to ensure that young people have a proper education and in supporting the muslim holiday of eid al-ad -- and in supporting malala yousafzai. joins bbc's aleem maqbool us from pakistan. much concern about her condition. to undergo an 11-hour flight does take something. >> yes and there's been talk over recent days over whether she was stable enough to undertake a flight like that. it was seen that the need was great enough for that to happen. we have not been given specifics about her condition, only that she is becoming stable and is still unconscious, remaining on a ventilator. her circumstances are critical and the coming days are critical according to doctors. they feel they have done what they can over here and are handing it her care over to the u.k. >> i presume we should expect a long-term treatment, that she will be here for quite some time. >> yes, short term they have to ensure tha
PBS
Oct 15, 2012 4:00pm PDT
treatment. she was targeted a week ago for her vocal campaign for a girl's right to get an education. since then, there has been an outpouring of international and pakistan the support. she is being treated at the queen elizabeth hospital in birmingham. >> she leaves a military hospital after almost a week of emergency treatment. her destination, britain. this after then, she arrived at birmingham airport. the ambulance driving slowly through the streets to the queen elizabeth hospital. hear, a large number of doctors ought hand with years of experience treating british soldiers wounded in afghanistan. >> she will be assessed by range of specialists and a variety of other teams, which is clearly why she is coming here. >> she was well known for speaking out against the militant group. in particular, the campaign to stop girls going to school in her home region. she started writing a diary for the bbc three years ago when they controlled the valley. last week, the militants took their revenge, shooting her in the head. the attack has sparked angry demonstrations in pakistan. people he
CSPAN
Oct 12, 2012 11:00pm EDT
austin, the affirmative action policies in higher education. abigail fisher was denied admission to the university of texas at austin in 2008. fischer sued, arguing that racial minorities with worse credentials were accepted ahead of her because she was white. she contend that the schools use of of race in nations violates the u.s. constitution's guarantee of equal protection. a previous court ruling allows race to be one factor considered to achieve diversity. this is an hour and 20 minutes. >> well, i get to say that this is case of love and 345, fisher of the of texas at austin. and you get to say -- >> general suter trained me too well. chief justice and members of the court, may i please the court. the essential issue here is whether the university of texas at austin and can carry its burden of proving that its use of race as an nation plus factor and the consequent denial of equal treatment, which is the central mandate of equal protection clause to abigail fisher met the two test of strict scrutiny, which are applicable. >> before we get to the court to raise it on its, the quest
ABC
Oct 14, 2012 6:30pm EDT
community college of baltimore county is the largest health education provider in the state of maryland. we have 14-degree and certificate program . last year we graduated 600 students to enter the heal care work force. >> how long has this been going on? >> oh gosh, it has been around a long time. our individual program is graduating their fourth class this fall. it is extremely important roll in the health care team. mlt is short. we do all of the laboratory testing. a lot of people don't realize we exist. because we don't deal directly with patients. think of it this way when you go to the doctor because you are not feeling well what do they typically do? they take blood and urinalysis samples. they have to go somewhere for analysis. that's the job of the medical laboratory technologist. analyst samples and get results to the physicians. 70% of health care decisions made are based upon laboratory results provided. >> so there is a work force shortage? >> yes. average age in our field is in their mid 50s. as that group gets closer to retirement age we'll have a lot of jobs to
CW
Oct 11, 2012 12:00pm CDT
options that can expand the district region. given all students the ability to have higher education options. the school system is not ready to continue as planned. more than willing to take some of these turnaround schools and turn them into charter schools. today is day seven of the teachers strike in evergreen park. some teachers camped out last night, while their union met with school officials over a new contract. the ten hour session ended at two thirty in the morning, with no resolution. both sides say they're still far apart on teachers salaries and benefits. negotiators won't meet again until later this evening. wood family foundation breaks ground on kerry wood cubs field the wood family foundation celebrates the groundbreaking of kerry wood cubs field baseball stadium in partnership with chicago cubs, the ricketts family, chicago cubs charities, chicago park district, chicago public schools, turner construction alderman ameya pawar, and clark park advisory council. the stadium, located in the avondale area north of the city, will include seating for 1,100 spectators and fa
ABC
Oct 15, 2012 11:00am PDT
for woman's education. llama hasan reports. >> reporter: she was air rifted from a military hospital -- airlifted from a military hospital and rushed to thorn england to receive emergency medical care as doctors battled to save her life. the 14-year-old girl needs immediate treatment to repair her damaged skull and long term neurorehab after the taliban stormed her school bus last week shooting her in the head and neck and wounding two other students. all because malala was might fighting for the rights of girls to have -- was fighting for rights of girls to have an education. >> inspiration to young people it was a cowardly attack on her and her friends trying retaliate for her own campaign for good access to education for girls in pakistan. >> reporter: pakistani officials are on the hunt for her attackers. they arrested 100 men last week, but later released them. they believe assassins are still on the loose. taliban vowed to target her again until they killed her. attack on this young activist sparked worldwide condemnation and anger. in her own country there was an outp
ABC
Oct 8, 2012 6:03pm EDT
condoleezza rice recently called education the civil rights struggle of our day. do you agree with that assessment and how do you address it. >> i believe that education is a big problem, but the problem is in the that there's too little government in education but much too much. we need to allow the free market to provide things like voucher programs, charter schools and allow bad teachers to be fired and good teachers to be rewarded. >> what do we do with afghanistan? what's the end game? >> this has not been clear what the end game of the current administration are a last administration will be in the middle east but what we should really do is march the troops out as quickly has we marched them in. >> is the healthcare reform act the answer. mitt romney said he will refeel immediately. so what is your stance. >> the healthcare has a lot of good intenses but it's not going to accomplish those goals it. create as bigger government bureaucracy and it tries to reduce prices by initiating price controls and those things don't work. what we really need is to create free market solutions l
ABC
Oct 7, 2012 6:30pm EDT
we'll have life enrichment opportunities in the area of travel, technology, education, so there is fun, live entertainment on a main stage continuously indifferent genre's of music and it is a fun way of coming and getting valuable information. >> sure. it sounds great. thank you so much joanne. the baby boomer and senior expo 25th anniversary. >> thank you so much. >> thank you for joining us today on maryland's spotlight. >>> welcome to maryland's spotlight. i'm kim knight. the 25th anniversary of the senior expo is coming up in maryland in october and a heavy presence there will be st. joseph's medical center. one thing we'll touch on is diabetes and other health related issues. eva gonzalez, you're from the diabetes center. let's talk about diabetes and how baby boomers, how does that affect them. >> it affects them in that they are at higher risk not just because of the aging process, but obesity is driving the pref lense of type 2 and there are a lot of things we can do to inform people who are coming to the event but it is just important to know that those two things combined ar
ABC
Oct 15, 2012 6:00pm EDT
money from the komen grant? >> we wouldn't be able to provide all the service, educational information and webinars. >> how many people would you say you guys reach? >> well, electronic resources reach 11,000 people a month. so thousands of people would probably lose these services if we weren't able to be funded this year. >> okay. let's make sure this does not happen. >> thank you so much. >> the number to call is 410-481-2222. you've got about 15 minutes left to get your phone calls. also, we got the race coming up this weekend in hunt valley. for more information for komen maryland race for the cure and to hear about the stories, log on to abc2news.com/think pink. now i will send it over to the studio. >>> rain is the story this afternoon and continues to be into the evening. a couple of showers, a couple of thunderstorms on maryland's most powerful radar. you can see on a closer zoom showers pushing through the baltimore area beginning to clear out in anne arundel county north of the state capital. showers extending all the way up really toward perryville all the way up into aberd
FOX
Oct 7, 2012 10:00pm PDT
billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. >>> this week the house economy is expected to hear from libya. the house oversite and government committee is holding wednesday's hearing on the october 11th benghazi attack. now the hearing is bound to be politically charged as republicans have accused the obama administration of failing to respond to greater security at the benghazi office. >>> with 90% of the votes counted, chavez receives 54% to 45% for his opponent enrique capriles. capriles was expected to be the president's greatest challenger. >>> in iraq, the government executes 11 men. the number of executions are being called terrifying. international advocates have raised concerns about the fairness of trials, the transparency of court proceedings and the rumor of forced confessions. >>> natural steel pipes are being buried in the ocean bed. if a large earthquake were to hit, they could be raised to 121 feet above the
FOX News
Oct 7, 2012 12:00pm EDT
and the numbers are not there. >> reporter: james says the numbers say more about education and training than about race. he says less skilled less educated workers are doing poorly no matter what race they are are from. in washington, molly henneberg, fox news. >>> the problem we he have here is we have the democrats bragging about scoring field goals when we need touchdowns. >> they were rooting for a fumble and t is unbelievable that they are disappointd that we have a 44 month low in the unemployment rate. >> shannon: sunday football talk. not the kind that we are expecting here because now just 30 days left for president obama and governor romney to make their cases to voters before election day. it has been almost a week and both sides are still trying to clarify things that were said at last week's debate and tweak some strategy as they move on to the next one. i'm shannon bream. hour number two of america's news headquarters live from the nation's capital starts right now. >>> we begin with news on the unemployment rate. down to the lowest number since president obama to
ABC
Oct 13, 2012 8:00am PDT
who has encouraged her children, especially her daughters to get an education. >> you educate an individual, you educated a woman, you educate a family. that is how i feel. >> reporter: sergio quintana, abc7 news. >> katie: the degree is dated august 1959 and in home economics a discipline that doesn't exist at san jose anymore. >> barry manoilow is hitting a winning note. he has donated a yamaha piano to launch a drive for the school. if you donate or gently iced instrument at hp pavilion box office will you get two tickets to his concert on the same night. it's all part of the music project. sounds great when the schools struggle to keep music programs alive today. >> singing a different tune, the atmosphere still cool and 40s and 50s around the bay. we'll talk about how much warmer it will get today. >> katie: and also next, a stung turn of events in washington. it's giving the giants home field advantage in the playoffs. larry beil has the highlights of [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents fabulous but...when i add chicken, barbecue sauce... and cheese...and roll it up wo
FOX
Oct 15, 2012 6:00am PDT
. the money raised will be used to prevent further education cuts. >>> and the obama campaign said the president will be more aggressive in tomorrow night's debate. life in our washington d.c. -- life in our -- live in our washington d.c. newsroom, here is more. >> reporter: president barack obama who visited with campaign workers in virginia yesterday will be more forceful about mitt romney's record at bane capital and women's issues. it is going to be a town hall format where undecided voters get to ask questions. it will give both candidates more of an opportunity to interact with voters. >> it is an up close meeting with voters. >> reporter: they are concerned about her role and the mitt romney and obama campaign say it was not part of the pre- debate agreement. we will show you some of the latest polls during my next update. for now allison burns ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> you can watch it right here on ktvu channel 2 news and stay tuned for reactions afterwards. >>> and reports of a strip club spending scandal. james is under investigation for allegedly spending public money
NBC
Oct 10, 2012 6:30pm EDT
the rights of young girls to be educated and independent. now, she is fighting for her life after an attempt on her life by a team of taliban gunmen. tonight, the outcry over that attack is growing. we get the very latest from nbc. >> malala yousufzai remains in the hospital, recovering from emergency surgery to remove a bullet from her neck. a team of seven doctors is working on her case, including specialists called in from retirement. and a government plane is on stand by to carry her overseas for treatment, although she is too unstable to move. today, the chief of surgery paid a visit to her bedside, and vowed to fight terrorism no matter the costs. while malala yousufzai lies in bed, many pray for her recovery. some schools were closed in protests. the shooting has brought new focus to malla outside's situation, the fight for education. >> there can be nothing more kwoudly. >> yesterday's attack reminds us of the challenge the girls face, whether it is poverty or marginalization, or even violence, just for speaking out for basic rights. >> reporter: malala yousufzai may become a
CW
Oct 13, 2012 9:30pm CDT
education >> we need to provide safe neighborhoods >> the plan includes setting up after-school programs in high risk neighborhoods... providing mentoring and educational support. also creating three new centers to help high-school dropouts to return to school >> at that meeting today shortly after the mayor took the podium and incident disrupted his speech and stopped the news conference. county board commissioner who was standing among a group of people near the front of the room collapsed. people rushed to a side paramedics also came to his aid. no word on what caused his fault but he is said to be doing fine >> sometime later this evening or during the early morning hours of the space shuttle endeavor will arrive at its final resting place after a very slow journey on the streets of l.a.. the spacecraft has been going along at 2 mi. per hour after traveling in space at 17,000 mi. per hour. for the past two days endeavor has crept from the l.a. airport and will arrive at the california science center. with its 78 ft. wingspan hundreds of trees had to be cut to clear a path aw
WHUT
Oct 10, 2012 7:00am EDT
bullet from the injured schoolgirl and education rights campaigner malala yousafzai. the 14-year-old was shot in the head on tuesday on her way home from school in the northwest region. the taliban, will pose girls attending school, have said they carried out the attack. for more on this story we can speak to the bbc's aleem maqbool ashais on his way to push war. >> we are just outside the combined military office, which is where she is being treated. we have spoken to one of her cousins who says that she is stable. a few hours after the attack on yesterday the situation became very critical and there were very worried. but there was an operation overnight and the bullet was removed. for the time being it does appear she is stable. doctors have been warning that she is not get out of danger. >> i have been reading there's been lots of condemnation of what took place. do you think this will have a wider effect on the way in which people view the taliban, on the way people view islamic extremism? >> there has been occasion where that has happened, where a particular case has galvanized peo
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